Bachelor of Christian Studies

University of Saint Joseph
Bachelor's Degree
Study mode
4 years
January September
Tuition fee (local)
Information not available
Tuition fee (foreign)
US$ 30,500

Entry Requirements

  • Applicants must possess a secondary school diploma that represents the successful completion of 12 years of schooling, or its equivalent, (applicants aged 25, or above, may be exempted from this requirement).
  • Bachelor applicants must be currently enrolled, or have completed, Form 6 / Senior Middle Three / Grade 12 students and be aged 17, or above, at the expected time of enrolment into USJ.
  • Applicants must also demonstrate adequate English proficiency.
  • Selected applicants may be required to complete an English test and an admission interview.
  • Other tests (e.g. essays or group dynamics and other language placement tests) may be requested of applicants, depending on the selected programme.


Year 1

  • English I–II
  • Classical Greek I–II
  • Introduction To Christianity
  • Fundamentals Theology: Revelation And Tradition
  • Christian Attitudes Towards War, Peace And Revolution
  • Introduction To Biblical Studies
  • Fundamental Theology: Faith And Theology
  • Aesthetic Theology

Year 2

  • English III–IV
  • Biblical Hebrew I
  • New Testament Greek
  • Church History: The Age Of The Fathers
  • Doctrine Of God
  • The Challenge Of Being Human: A Theological Anthropology For Our Time
  • Moral Theology
  • The Synoptic Gospels
  • Church History: The Great Divisions
  • Patristics
  • Christology
  • Torah And Early Israel
  • The Acts Of The Apostles

Year 3

  • Portuguese V–VI
  • Biblical Hebrew I
  • Porfolio
  • Liturgical Theology
  • Church History: The Asian Missions
  • The Prophets
  • Ecclesiology
  • The Johannine Gospel And Letters
  • Social Doctrine Of The Church
  • Christian Liturgy And Music
  • Church History: The 19th And 20th Centuries
  • Wisdom In The Hebrew Bible
  • Sin And Redemption
  • The Pauline Letters And His Theology

Year 4

  • Sacraments Of Baptism, Confirmation And Eucharist
  • Dialogue Between Catholicism And Other Religions
  • Church History: Christianity In China
  • Mariology
  • Canon Law For Parish Ministry
  • Eschatology: Eternity And Time
  • Sacraments Of Healing
  • Transforming Mission: Missiology For The 21st Century
  • The Church: Memory, Praxis And Hope
  • Theology, Spirituality And The Moral Life
  • Human Sexuality And Christian Marriage
  • Contemporary Issues In Global Christianity
  • Practicum

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